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60-Second Mind

Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences, Technology

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Science & Medicine 107
Social Sciences 16

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Junk Diet Rewires Rat Brains

February 7th, 2015

Episode 92 of 93 episodes

High-calorie and exceedingly pleasurable foods appear to change rat brain rewards circuitry, causing the rodents to continue to seek such fare. Erika Beras reports

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